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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners construct a traditional handicraft toy that illustrates a motion commonly associated with violins and earthquakes. This motion has a certain frequency and stays at the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing their very own banjo out of a coffee can. Learners experiment with the canjo to change the instrument's pitch and timbre.

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
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    Learners design and create musical instruments from common objects; their challenge is to create an instrument that can make three different tones. They investigate how energy is transferred from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Aquarium of the Bay
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    In this hands-on art and science activity (page 4 of the pdf), learners brainstorm and discuss how humans use wetlands, then express their understanding of the subject in artwork. Depending on the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing tube zithers, stringed instruments from Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. Use this activity to demonstrate principles of sound including...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 6 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a four-stringed instrument that can play a tune. This lesson plan includes information on sound energy and pitch and the design process, as well as...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Science Friday
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    In this activity, learners explore how an electromagnet works by making a simple one. Using this knowledge, learners design a diagram to make a working speaker using household materials. Then...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing an instrument using some metal pipes, rubber bands, and a baseboard. Note: this activity requires the use of a drill and drill bits, not...

    $10 - $20 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make simple musical instruments ("oboes") out of straws. In a related video, Mr. O and his assistants engineer musical instruments, discovering the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how musical instruments are engineered. Learners explore how mass manufacturing impacted the recorder, and then work in teams to design their own musical...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours

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